Historical Events In 1944
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Dec 09 On this day in history laird Cregar, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square), dies at 28
Dec 10 In the year 1944 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis
Dec 11 In the year 1944 surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed
Dec 12 In the year 1944 three Evacuation Squadrons (VE) were established in the Pacific from Air Sea Rescue Squadron
Dec 13 Japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138 on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34
Dec 14 In the year 1944 begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany
Dec 14 In the year 1944 congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general)
Dec 15 In the year 1944 a single-engine plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller vanishes over the English Channel while en route to Paris.
Dec 15 On this day in history bandleader, Major Glenn Miller, lost over English Channel
Dec 15 In the year 1944 glenn Miller presumed dead after his plane disappeared over the English Channel
Dec 15 Glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1944 battle of Bulge begins in Belgium
Dec 16 Battle of the Bulge begins in Belgium in the year 1944.
Dec 16 Germans begin Battle of the Bulge to strike back at U.S. troops on this day in history.
Dec 16 Glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orch leader (Danny boy), dies at 40 in the year 1944.
Dec 16 In the year 1944 the Battle of the Bulge begins in WWII as Germany launches a surprise counter-attack against Allied forces in Belgium.
Dec 17 Green Bay Packers win NFL championship on this day in history.
Dec 17 Japanese-Americans released from detention camps in the year 1944.
Dec 17 On this day in history pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26
Dec 17 US Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast in the year 1944.
Dec 18 Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" & "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines) on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1944 destroyers "Hull," "Spence" and "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Phillippines)
Dec 20 Abbas Hilmi II, viceroy of Egypt (1892-1914), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 20 Archbishop De Young & bishop Huibers condemn black market on this day in history.
Dec 20 Battle of Bastogne, Nazis surround 101st Airborne (NUTS!) in the year 1944.
Dec 21 Cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP on this day in history.
Dec 22 Antoine Mariotte, composer, dies on 69th birthday in the year 1944.
Dec 22 Germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium in the year 1944.
Dec 23 Beginning of harsh winter on this day in history.
Dec 23 HMCS Clayoquot (Minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax in the year 1944.
Dec 24 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna, Italy
Dec 26 Battle of Bastogne-US Gen Patton's 4th Pantzers repulse Germans on this day in history.